Timothy Cochrane | Making the Carry: The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater
Date: July 23, 2023
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Timothy Cochrane is the author of A Good Boat Speaks for Itself, Minong—the Good Place: Ojibwe and Isle Royale and Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais.He worked as a fire lookout, backcountry ranger, historian, anthropologist, and superintendent for the National Park Service in Minnesota, Alaska, and at Isle Royale, Michigan. He had the good fortune to work extensively with Native American nations, most recently with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe.Tim plans on reading highlights from the recent published book. He will talk of the connections of the Linklaters with other Anishinaabe people living along the border lakes. The Linklaters lived on Basswood Lake most of their adult lives. They lived in a period of great change in the north such as the cutting of the white pine, the creation of conservation units and reserves in Canada, escalation in mining, etc.
John Linklater was born in 1870 and died in 1933. Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater of Lac La Croix first nation was born c. 1873 and died 1934.
His new book will be available to purchase at the presentation and he will be happy to autograph them.
All presentations are family-friendly and free to the public.
Donations are always appreciated.
Take your time driving up the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway!
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